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When you see percent you automatically should place the number before over 100. So 5.8/100. In mathematically questions, 'of' means you should multiply. Therefore, 5.8/100 x $25.40 equals 1.4732.

So the tax added is $1.47

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When you see percent you automatically should place the number before over 100. So 5.8/100. In mathematically questions, 'of' means you should multiply. Therefore, 5.8/100 x $25.40 equals 1.4732.

So the tax added is $1.47

Multiply 25.40 by .058 to get your answer. 25.40*0.058 = 1.4732 or $1.47.